1. JUPAS Admissions
1.1 What are the programmes offered by CUHK Business School?
|JS4214||Global Business Studies|
|JS4264||Integrated BBA and Juris Doctor|
|JS4226||Hospitality and Real Estate Management|
|JS4238||Insurance, Financial and Actuarial Analysis|
|JS4254||Interdisciplinary Major Programme in Global Economics and Finance|
|JS4276||Quantitative Finance and Risk Management Science|
|JS4725||Biotechnology, Entrepreneurship and Healthcare Management|
1.2 What are the entrance requirements for business programmes?
In addition to public examination results, candidates’ school reference reports, school examination results, extra-curricular achievements and other learning experiences will also be taken into consideration.
1.3 How is the admission score calculated?
From 2017 entry, programmes offered by the University calculate admission scores based on the two selection principles below:
(A) Best 5, or the total score of Best 5 HKDSE subjects
(B) 4C+2X, or the total score of
(i) 4 core subjects and 2 best electives; or
(ii) 4 core and 1 best elective subject and Maths M1/M2
For details, please refer to Programme Selection Principles and HKDSE Subject Weighting.
1.4 How will bonus points be awarded to extra elective subjects?
1.5 Do students have to take the Extended Modules in Mathematics?
For business programmes, students are not required to take the Extended Modules in the Mathematics subject.
1.6 Will CUHK consider Applied Learning subjects?
Some programmes will accept “Attained with Distinction” in Applied Learning subjects as extra elective subjects. Applied Learning subjects will not be considered as the elective subject in the minimum eligibility for application of 4 core and 2 elective subjects.
1.7 Will CUHK consider Other Language subjects?
Other Language subjects (with Grade E or above) will be recognised as unspecified elective subjects in meeting the entrance requirements in university admission.
1.8 Will the Other Learning Experiences of students affect their application? And how can students submit their Student Learning Profile (SLP)?
OEA information submitted by applicants as part of their JUPAS application form will serve as additional reference for admission selection and can also be used as a framework or discussion during selection interviews.
1.9 Does the programme know the order of my programme choices?
|Band||Programme Choice No.|
1.10 When will programmes arrange interviews for JUPAS applicants?
1.11 How will my interview performance affect my chance of admission?
1.12 How are candidates selected for interviews?
1.13 Shall I be given a conditional offer after the interview?
1.14 Am I still considered if I am not granted an interview?
2. International Students / Non-JUPAS (Local) Admissions
2.1 Can I apply for admission to the University through both JUPAS and Non-JUPAS (Local) Admission Scheme at the same time?
No. Applicants can apply through either one of the two schemes according to their academic qualifications in the same academic year but NOT both.
2.2 Can students apply for admission through Non-JUPAS on the strength of their IB exam results?
2.3 Will students with recognised HKALE equivalent or above qualifications (for example, IB, GCE/INT A-Level and Sub-degree) be admitted on Advanced Standing status?
2.4 I note that there are Non-JUPAS (Local) and International admission channels to apply to the business programmes. Which channel should I apply?
2.5 Are there any minimum admission requirements for Non-JUPAS applicants?
GCE-AL/ International-AL/ IB
– GCE/INT (passes 3AL/ 2AL+2AS in one sitting)
– International Baccalaureate Diploma (for preferred subject requirements of the programmes, please click here)
For candidates who have completed only GCE-AS or the first year of IB Diploma studies with outstanding results, they may be considered for admission under special circumstances on individual merits case-by-case.
Other high school qualifications
– A recognised non-local qualification which qualifies them for admission to a university in the country/region where such qualification is originated (e.g. high school diploma plus SAT/ AP in USA, UEC/ STPM in Malaysia, ATAR in Australia, OSSD in Canada, GSAT in Taiwan)
– Completed at least one year of undergraduate study at a recognised university
– Completed at least one year of study leading to the qualification of associate degree/higher diploma or its equivalent
2.6 Can I apply for credit transfer?
2.7 Can I apply for admission if my examination results have not yet been released before the application deadline?
2.8 When and where should I submit my application?
2.9 Should I apply for both advance offer round and regular round?
2.10 When will interview for International / Non JUPAS Local applicants be held? In what format?
2.11 When will I receive an admission offer from CUHK?
2.12 I am currently a Year 2 student of a bachelor’s degree programme at another University. Can I apply for a transfer to your Undergraduate Programme?
2.13 How many course units are required to earn a CUHK bachelor’s degree? What is the duration of CUHK Business School’s Undergraduate programme?
2.14 How should I apply for an Admission Scholarship?
On top of the admission scholarships offered by the University, CUHK Business School also offers scholarship / allowance to outstanding international students. There is no need for you to submit a separate application for the scholarship.
2.15 What can I do if my final exam results do not meet the offer conditions for admission?
2.16 Does CUHK Business School provide advising service to Undergraduate students?
For applicants from Mainland China
2.17 I am a current Gao Kao candidate from mainland China and would like to enroll in the business programme. How should I apply?
2.18 I am a student studying at an international high school in Mainland China. Are there any channels other than the National Colleges and Universities Enrolment System「全国普通高校统一招生计划」to apply to the business programme?
3.1 What is the curriculum structure for the 4-year curriculum?
3.2 What is Faculty Package?
3.3 Can I take double major, minors, and double degrees?
3.4 What are the University Core Courses?
4. Student Life
4.1 What Experiential Learning Activities are available at CUHK Business School?
We offer many experiential learning activities, including:
– Overseas Exchange Programme
– Internship Programme and Global Internship Programme
– Business Case Competitions (International and Local)
– Workshops and E-learning Platform
– Undergraduate Mentorship Programme
Complimenting the formal curriculum, these activities help students to broaden their horizons and achieve an all-round development.
4.2 What will the student’s first year experience be?
4.3 What is the "College System"?
4.4 How are students assigned to Colleges?
While students will be assigned college affiliation based on their preferences as far as possible, they may not be assigned to their most preferred College owing to limitation of places available.
4.5 Can students apply for hostel accommodation?
The University has the largest number of hostel places among UGC-funded institutions.